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Computer LoR Can't be Uploaded; octet-stream format!

Though following the eras uploading document requirement
Still unable to uploead LOR, giving follwoing red warning.

Error: System has detected a problem with this file. You are trying to upload a document in "application/octet-stream" format. This document is in a wrong format!

I tried different pdf converters, different ways, still coming up same mistake
Don't know what to do now...Anybody having same headache? Any solution pls???
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I had the same problem in the beginning because I was spending too much time online on ERas and after 15 minutes I believe you have to type your password and AAMC # again. Retype your password and upload your LOR and see if it works. If not, then you can check the size of the file.
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I had the same problem in the beginning because I was spending too much time online on ERas and after 15 minutes I believe you have to type your password and AAMC # again. Retype your password and upload your LOR and see if it works. If not, then you can check the size of the file.
Thanks for reply ...you mean you got exactly same warning message?
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